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South America Top 19 Highlights
My top 19 highlights – dip your toe in South America and discover an unbelievable adventure that will force you to stay longer!
Border Crossing: Peru’s Piura to Ecuador’s Loja
Tumultuous, dangerous, or surprisingly easy are descriptions bandied around for South American border crossings. Today’s crossing from Peru’s Piura to Ecuador’s Loja is rumoured to be safe and hassle-free.Continue reading “Border Crossing: Peru’s Piura to Ecuador’s Loja”
Traversing Peru: Iquitos, Tarapoto, Piura
Traversing Peru on a flight from balmy Iquitos to remote Tarapoto over the mighty Amazon, followed by an uncomfortable 18-hour overnight rustic bus journey to Piura.
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Into the Amazon: 3-day Barge from Yurimaguas to Iquitos, Peru
From Yurimaguas, the rustic barge weaves its way for several days deep into the vast snakelike Amazon River until reaching Iquitos – “largest city in the world that cannot be reached by road”…
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Amazon Tri-border: Santa Rosa, Leticia, Tabatinga
Deeper into the Peruvian Amazon we go – a speedboat whisks passengers from steamy Iquitos to the seedy tri-border where Santa Rosa (Peru), Leticia (Colombia), and Tabatinga (Brazil) converge…
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Remote Tarapoto, Peru
Remote and fairly unknown to tourists, Tarapoto is perched on the high jungle plateau – Selva Baja – at the foot of the Andean hills. And, at a height of 356 metres Tarapoto is known as the “Cloud Forest”.
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Relaxing in Los Organos, Peru
Resting on the fringe of the Pacific’s shores in northern Peru, Los Organos is a place of relaxation and serenity whilst sipping on a refreshing Pisco Sour and eating a delicious dish of local Ceviche.
Peru: Robbed in Chiclayo!
Not the only time thieves have their way with us in South America, but this time it’s different – it’s a major robbery in Chiclayo, Peru…
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Peru’s Vibrant Trujillo
Immerse yourself in culture whilst experiencing Trujillo’s incredibly fascinating archaeological sites – some of the best in Peru.
Huaraz Adventure Treks, Peru
Huaraz is fast becoming Peru’s trekking mecca for adventure treks to Yungay, Llanganuco Lakes, and the famous Lake 69 in exceptional Huascarán National Park. Continue reading “Huaraz Adventure Treks, Peru”
Lazing in Lima, Peru
As the largest city in Peru, lazing in Lima for a few days is a lovely change, especially if you want to rest and recuperate after some serious Peruvian trekking. Continue reading “Lazing in Lima, Peru”